Read our latest COVID-19 update

Community organisations in Blackburn with Darwen are supporting the Council to set up a central hub to support residents through the Coronavirus outbreak.

The BwD Help Hub can provide a range of support, from organising deliveries of food and essential supplies to people in need, and providing information and advice. Additionally, staff working through the Help Hub will make regular weekly telephone calls to help keep people’s spirits up during periods of isolation.

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Community Volunteer Awards 2020

Celebrating the Borough’s unsung heroes.

Nominations now open!

Do you know a volunteer, have a neighbour or know of any business or organisation making a real positive difference to the lives of residents and communities in Blackburn with Darwen?

Why not nominate them for an award?

Please note: due to the current COVID-19 situation the ceremony will be rescheduled at a suitable future date. Nominations will still be open as many volunteers and groups are doing heroic things to help in the situation. We will keep you posted with any new developments..

You can find the nomination forms here.

Plan for the future

Community CVS can offer business support to third sector organisations.

Identifying organisational need through a full diagnostic report.

Develop and implement a realistic growth and sustainablity plan.

Understand how to address barriers and construct sulutions resulting in a clear strategy.

  • Please call or e-mail Lynn Trickett now to check if you are eligible.